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Gov. Patrick Delivers $36 Billion Budget To State Lawmakers

Gov. Deval Patrick is delivering his final $36.4 billion state budget plan to Beacon Hill lawmakers, which proposes increasing spending by 4.9 percent over the current fiscal year.
 
    Patrick said the 2015 fiscal year spending plan expands early education, helps close the achievement gap in schools, ensures affordable health care, and addresses youth and urban violence.
 

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Federal Health Care Law A Plus For Mass.

Massachusetts should save hundreds of millions under the federal Affordable Care Act, but some workers could end up paying more for coverage.

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Take Ten Pills and You’re Fine – Nancy Pelosi Sings About Obamacare

Obama Care is being blamed for job layoffs and future spikes in health care costs.

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AP Sources: A Revised GOP Attack on ‘Obamacare’

House GOP leaders appear likely to give tea party lawmakers a chance to use a routine temporary government funding bill to try to muscle the Democratic-controlled Senate into derailing President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Most Supplements Violate FDA Rules

Most companies that make dietary supplements have violated Food and Drug Administration rules.

The man who heads the FDA's Dietary Supplement Programs says 70% of the nations supplement companies have broken agency rules over the past five years

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Obama Enrolling Star Power to Promote Health Care

President Barack Obama is enrolling some star power to promote health care.

Obama stopped by a private White House meeting Monday with celebrities including singer Jennifer Hudson and actors Amy Poehler, Michael Cera and Kal Penn.

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House GOP On Health Care: For Repeal, Not Replace

Three years after campaigning on a vow to "repeal and replace" President Barack Obama's health care law, House Republicans have yet to advance an alternative for the system they have voted more than three dozen times to abolish in whole or in part.

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Massachusetts 19th Best-Run State In The US

So how does Massachusetts stack up financially with the way the rest of the states in the country are run? 

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Mitt Romney Would Keep Parts Of Obamacare

While campaigning over the weekend, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said that while not liking all of it, he would keep some parts of Obamacare.

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State Health Insurers See Sharp Drop In Profits

Massachusetts Health Insurers are reporting a sharp drop in second-quarter profits, a fall they attribute to pressure to hold down premium increases. 

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